The city of Turin is very beautiful. You find an old historic Italian city. It is famous for its shroud and Juventus, but frankly, not only and happily. In Turin you discovert a magnificent palace, the Royal Palace, the Church of San Lorenzo, the Palazzo Madama. You can visit the beautiful cathedral city recognizable by its dome. You walk in the old town with its beautiful and picturesque medieval streets. Turin, it's also beautiful places: Piazza Castello, San Carlo, may also hundreds of these arcades.
The city is also known for it. Finally, the campaign environante worth a visit and a tour. You will understand, everything is done to make your weekend in Turin is a unique moment. The following photos were made beginning in September 2012 for 3 days. You will also find, if you want, information and advice to prepare your trip in the city as well as ideas for visits and a simple and concise sights.
Turin is an Italian city, capital of the metropolitan city of Turin and the Piedmont region. Turin was the capital of the states of Savoy from 1563 to 1713, the Kingdom of Sicily from 1713 to 1720, the Kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1861 and the Kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1865.
Turin is crossed on a north-south axis by the river Po, and along an axis east-west by the 45th parallel. The city is bordered on the east by the Turin hill overlooking the city, and to the west by the Alps with the Susa Valley. The metropolitan area of Turin has a population of almost 1,700,000, while its urban area has 2,200,000 inhabitants, making it the fourth largest city in Italy.
The economic boom ("il miracolo") of the post-war years was particularly strong (internal migration of people from the South and from Veneto to the North-West) and the agglomeration remains an economic lung of the country with many activities, especially industrial: automobiles and subcontracting (Fiat), microcomputer (Olivetti), railway construction, insurance (Toro, Reale Mutua), banks (San Paolo, CRT), road transport, fashion and textiles (Borbonese , Carlo Pignatelli, Kristina Ti, Fisico, Brooksfield, Jaggy, Kappa, Superga) agro-food industry and derivatives (Lavazza, Martini). © Imagens Emmanuel Buchot
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